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Humans of Housatonic #7: “I Stand Up for Gay Rights a Trillion Percent”

Posted on 06 May 2015 by

“I stand up for gay rights a trillion percent. Gay rights and human rights are the same thing.” –Marlene Kinchen, Theatre Arts major, Vice-President of Unity Club More Humans of Housatonic here.  Learn about the Humans of Housatonic series here. 

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Torching the Flamer: LGBT Characters on TV

Posted on 02 May 2015 by

The limp-wristed lisping man and the hairy-legged, plaid-wearing woman have long been the stereotypes of gays and lesbians in films or television shows. Yet as teenagers and young adults are increasingly open with their homosexuality, are the on-screen portrayals still falling back on tired cliches? The US advocacy organization the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against […] Continue Reading…

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U.N.I.T.Y. Club Stresses Fellowship and Freedom

Posted on 02 December 2014 by

U.N.I.T.Y stands for Understanding Nurturing Individuals Throughout the Year. For the past 35 years, this has been a code that a club formerly called the Gay Straight Alliance has stood for and represented. However, this is not just any other regular club that exists around Housatonic, but one of togetherness, fellowship, freedom, and a place […] Continue Reading…

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More Than Just Advice

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

For HCC counselor Linda Wolfson, counseling is not about giving advice. “It’s about supporting people as they work out their own issues with the support of a non-judgemental, caring person,” says Wolfson, who has been a counselor at Housatonic for a remarkable twenty-two years. “I have learned so much from the many students that I […] Continue Reading…